AEUs by Content Area

Wednesday, May 13

Time Title AEU Content Area
8:00am-12:00pm Preparing for AAAHC Accreditation Regulatory/Legal
8:00am-12:00pm Preparing for Joint Commission Accreditation Regulatory/Legal
8:00am-12:00pm ICD-10 for Administrators Regulatory/Legal
1:00pm-4:30pm A CMS/Life Safety Code® Survival Guide Regulatory/Legal
1:00pm-4:30pm Sterilization: Standards and Recommended Practices Patient Care


Thursday, May 14

Time Title AEU Content Area
8:00am–9:00pm ASCs Marketplace in 2015 Regulatory/Legal
11:00am–12:00pm 50 Ways to Improve Productivity in Your ASC Financial
11:00am–12:00pm Using AORN Guidelines to Avoid Adverse Patient Events Patient Care
11:00am–12:00pm Medicare Quality Reporting Update for ASCs Quality
11:00am–12:00pm Intake and Investigation: Effectively Handling Employee Complaints Human Resources
11:00am–12:00pm Electronic Health Records; More Than Just A Documentation Tool Regulatory/Legal
11:00am–12:00pm Current Guidelines and Standards for Moderate vs. Deep Sedation, Training/Pitfalls and Controversies Patient Care
2:00pm–3:00pm Electronic Health Record panel Regulatory/Legal
2:00pm–3:00pm Proper Credentialing and Privileging as a Risk Management Process Human Resources
2:00pm–3:00pm Clinical Benchmarking Quality
2:00pm–3:00pm Compounded Medicines—New Laws, New Responsibilities, New Questions Regulatory/Legal
2:00pm–3:00pm Where do you stand within the alphabet soup? ACA, ACO, ASC, IPA; Health Reform who will survive? Regulatory/Legal
2:00pm–3:00pm Strategic Planning for your ASC- Part 2 Financial
3:15pm–4:15pm Financial Benchmarking Financial
3:15pm–4:15pm Disruptive Behavior: How to Handle It Human Resources
3:15pm–4:15pm Emerging Trends in Post Op Care after Total Joint Procedures Regulatory/Legal
3:15pm–4:15pm Front Office Management Financial
3:15pm–4:15pm Best Practices in Vendor Credentialing/Vendor Access Regulatory/Legal
3:15pm–4:15pm Infection Control: Confronting New and Existing Challenges during Surveys and Daily Practice Patient Care
4:30pm–5:30pm Joint Ventures Financial
4:30pm–5:30pm Deemed Status and CMS Surveys - Always be Prepared Regulatory/Legal
4:30pm–5:30pm Infection Control: The Role of the Anesthesia Team Patient Care
4:30pm–5:30pm Communication in the ASC Patient Care
4:30pm–5:30pm Financial
4:30pm–5:30pm Development and Implementation of a Meaningful QAPI Program in the ASC Quality


Friday, May 15

Time Title AEU Content Area
8:00am – 9:00am Medicare’s Golden Anniversary: The Program’s Evolution Over the Past 50 years and What to Expect... Regulatory/Legal
11:00am-12:00pm Social Media from a legal standpoint Regulatory/Legal
11:00am-12:00pm Achieving an Effective Competency Program Human Resources
11:00am-12:00pm ASCA’s Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update Regulatory/Legal
11:00am-12:00pm Pharmacy Medication Management Patient Care
11:00am-12:00pm ASC Administrators' Must-Know Info: 201 Human Resources
11:00am-12:00pm HIPAA in Plain English Regulatory/Legal
2:00pm–3:00pm Ortho Patient Care
2:00pm–3:00pm Maximizing Surgical Efficiency in the Ophthalmic OR Patient Care
2:00pm–3:00pm Updates on GI Endoscopy Patient Care
2:05pm – 3:05pm Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusions Performed in an Outpatient Setting Patient Care
2:05pm – 3:05pm Urology Patient Care
3:15pm–4:15pm Reimbursement Issues for Ortho, Eye, GI, Spine, Urology, ENT Financial
3:15pm–4:15pm Valuation of your ASC Financial
3:15pm–4:15pm Nursing Documentation Patient Care
3:15pm–4:15pm Implementing an Effective and Meaningful Peer Review Program Quality
3:15pm–4:15pm Risk Management Assessment Regulatory/Legal
3:15pm–4:15pm EPA and DEA Drug Disposal Update Regulatory/Legal
4:30pm–5:30pm Supplies Optimization—Making Fewer Resources Work Harder for You Financial
4:30pm–5:30pm Payor Strategies and Contract Reimbursement Financial
4:30pm–5:30pm Patient Selection in the ASC Patient Care
4:30pm–5:30pm Peer Review Quality
4:30pm–5:30pm Using Accurately Documented Minutes for Your QA Committee/Governing Board Regulatory/Legal
4:30pm–5:30pm Informed Consent in the ASC Regulatory/Legal


Saturday, May 16

Time Title AEU Content Area
8:30am–9:30am Take Patient Experience to the Next Level Quality
8:30am–9:30am Making Your ASC Safer—Responding to Serious Adverse Events Quality
8:30am–9:30am Life Safety Standards—Methods for Compliance Regulatory/Legal
9:45am-10:45am OSHA - Recommended Practices for the OR and Decontamination Areas Regulatory/Legal
9:45am-10:45am Human Resources Hiring and Maintaining Good Staff Human Resources
9:45am-10:45am Emergency Preparedness in the ASC Regulatory/Legal
9:45am-10:45am Wrong Site Surgery/Use of the Safe Surgery Checklist in the ASC Patient Care
11:00am-12:00pm Negotiating Vendor Contracts Financial
11:00am-12:00pm How to Protect Your ASC from Legal Trouble Regulatory/Legal
11:00am-12:00pm Implementing an In-House RN new grad program Human Resources